Motherwell will be without Jonathan Page and Keith Lasley through suspension.
However, Stevie Hammell and Steve Jennings both return from a ban for the Fir Park encounter on Sunday.
Stephen Craigan (Achilles) is expected ro remain sidelined.
Winger James Forrest is out of Celtic's trip to face the Steelmen with an ankle injury which could yet keep him out for the rest of the season.
Hoops assistant Johan Mjallby said: "It is touch and go if he is going to be able to play any more this season."
Right-back Adam Matthews (illness), centre-back Kelvin Wilson (illness) and defender Glenn Loovens (groin) will be assessed on Saturday.
Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Saunders, Hutchinson, Clancy, Hammell, Carswell, Humphrey, Law, Jennings, Higdon, Ojamaa, Murphy, McHugh, Forbes, Daley, Cummins, Lawless, Hollis.
Celtic (from): Forster, Lustig, Matthews, Wanyama, K Wilson, Loovens, Mulgrew, Commons, Brown, McGeouch, Ki, Ledley, Samaras, Stokes, Hooper, Brozek, McCourt, Zaluska, Izaguirre, Rogne.
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